425 DX News issue #1140

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09 March 2013                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1140
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

C5     - Pedro, ON7WP will be working on a human aid project in  The  Gambia
         and be active C5WP on 20-27 March. He will be QRV on 40-10  metres.
         QSL via home call, direct only. [TNX ON7WP]
CT9    - Peter, G3TKK reports he will be active holiday style  as  CT9/G3TKK
         from Madeira (AF-014) on 12-22 March. He operates  CW  and  digital
         modes. QSL via home call.
FS & PJ- Andy, DK5ON will be active from either Saint Martin (FS/DK5ON)  and
         Sint Maarten (PJ7/DK5ON) on 10-29 March. He plans to  operate  SSB,
         PSK and RTTY on 80-6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
H4     - Dom, SQ9KWW and Maggie, H44MK will join  Ralph,  H44RK/H40RK  on  a
         4-week IOTA tour around the Solomon Islands [425DXN 1135]. It  will
         start the first week of June, with  planned  activities  from  IOTA
         groups OC-149, OC-168, OC-047, OC-127 and OC-285 (Stewart  Islands,
         new one  for  IOTA).  A  special  callsign  is  being  applied  for
         (reportedly H40IOTA, but all of the groups  mentioned  above  count
         for Solomon Islands, H44, DXCC wise). They are looking to  take  on
         board one  proficient  CW  operator  for  the  OC-285  leg  of  the
         journey. Please contact Ralph at  ralph.honiara[@]gmail.com,  which
         is also the PayPal address for donations. After OC-285, Ralph  will
         continue on a solo activation trip to three IOTA groups  in  Temotu
         Province (OC-065, OC-100 and OC-163)  and  two  groups  in  Vanuatu
         (OC-110 and OC-104) as heading back to  Brisbane  (Australia).  All
         QSL requests via NR6M. [TNX NR6M]
JD1_oga- Harry, JG7PSJ will  be  active  again  as  JD1BMH  from  Chichijima
         (AS-031), Ogasawara from 22 April to 4 May.  He  will  operate  CW,
         SSB and RTTY on 40-10 metres, plus 80m if possible. QSL via  JD1BMH
         (bureau) or JG7PSJ (direct). Logsearch and  other  information  can
         be found at http://jd1bmh.zxq.net/ [TNX JG7PSJ]
KH9    - A DXpedition to Wake Island (OC-053) is  being  organized  to  take
         place in October. Access to Wake is extremely limited and the  time
         frame is dictated  by  transportation  issues.  As  such,  official
         dates have not been set but will be announced as soon as  possible.
         Twelve operators (Lou N2TU,  Craig  K9CT,  Joe  AA4NN,  Joe  W8GEX,
         Jerry WB9Z, Tom  ND2T, Mike K9NW, John K6MM, Hal W8HC,  Carl  K9CS,
         Dick W3OA and Tom N4XP) plan to be QRV with five  stations  on  all
         bands and modes over a 14 day period.  This  operation  combines  a
         DXpedition and a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of a  tragic
         event  occurred  on  the  atoll  during  World  War  II.   Bookmark
         www.wake2013.org for further information and updates. [TNX W8GEX]
LU     - Members of Radio Club Ushuaia (LU8XW) will  operate  as  LT5X  from
         Isla Redonda (SA-049) from around  00:00  UTC  on  23  March  until
         around 15 UTC on the 24th. They plan to run three stations  on  80,
         40, 20, 25 and 10 metres SSB, CW and PSK31. [TNX LU6XV]
LY     - Jonas, LY5A will be active as LY23A from 11 March to  11  April  to
         celebrate the 23rd anniversary of  the  restoration  of  Lithuanian
         independence QSL via LY5A. Information on the LY WPX Trophy can  be
         found at http://qrz.com/db/LY5W [TNX LY5W]
MJ     - Kazu, M0CFW will be active as MJ0CFW from Jersey (EU-013) on  15-17
         March. He will participate in the Russian  DX  and  BARTG  HF  RTTY
         contests. QSL via home call and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
OE     - The  Amateur  Radio  Section  of  ORF  (the  Austrian  Broadcasting
         Corporation) and the Documentary Archives Radio  Communications/QSL
         Collection will  operate  special  event  station  OE13M  on  19-21
         April. This is an official "International Marconi Day" station  and
         contacts made on 20 April will count for the  IMD  Award.  QSL  via
         OE1WHC. [TNX OE1WHC]
PJ7    - Look for Randy PJ7/N0TG, Ron PJ7/AA4VK and  Jeff  PJ7/N1SNB  to  be
         active from St Maarten (NA-105) on 15-23 March,  with  a  focus  on
         the higher bands. QSL all callsigns via AA4VK (direct  only).  [TNX
         DX World]
T5    -  Tevfik   Aydin,  TA1HZ   will   be   in  Mogadishu,  Somalia  on  a
         humanitarian mission from 23 March to 4 April. He plans to  operate
         on the HF bands in his spare time, hopefully as T5TC (callsign  not
         assigned yet),  with  activity  also  during  the  CQ  WW  WPX  SSB
         Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX TA1HZ]
V3     - Ron, WB1EAZ and Elaine, KA1UCC will be active as  V31RT  and  V31BE
         from Belize on 13-20 March. They will operate SSB with a  focus  on
         Europe, Oceania and Asia. QSLs direct to WB1EAZ.
VK     - Graham VK3DOG, Keith  VK3FT  and  Tony  VK3TZ  will  be  active  as
         homecall/p from Phillip Island (OC-136) on 15-18 March.  They  will
         be QRV on 160-10  metres,  using  rotatable  dipoles  on  the  high
         bands, full size verticals on 40m and 80m and a  22m-tall  vertical
         array on 160m, with some parasitic elements,  beverages  and  loops
         for receive. [TNX DX World]
ZL7    - Jim, ZL1LC will  be  active  as  ZL7LC  from  the  Chatham  Islands
         (OC-038) on 14-20 March.  He  will  operate  PSK31  only  on  7035,
         14070, 21070 and 28120 kHz. QSL via EB7DX (direct).
ZS8    - At the end of the day, two radio  amateurs  will  be  part  of  the
         overwintering team on Marion Island and will  be  active  from  May
         2013 to April 2014: Carson, ZR6CWI (ZS8C) [425DXN 1136] and  David,
         ZS1BCE  (ZS8Z),  who  finally  has  been  appointed  as  the  radio
         technician. They are expected to operate SSB and digital  modes  on
         40-10  metres.  QSL  for  both  via  ZS1HF,  who  says  that  "more
         information will be posted on their respective qrz.com  sites  once
         they have been created". [TNX DX World]

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

INTERNATIONAL MARCONI DAY ---> Organized by the Cornish Radio Amateur  Club,
the International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24-hour amateur  radio  event  held
annually to celebrate the birth of Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874). It  is
not a contest, but an opportunity for amateurs  around  the  world  to  make
contacts with historic Marconi sites  using  HF  communications  techniques.
This year's event will be held on 20 April, from  00.00  UTC  through  23.59
UTC. Details, including information on the relevant Award  Certificates  and
the listing of participating stations, can be found at www.gb4imd.org.uk

T4#RRC ---> All of the recent activities (T48RRC from  NA-218,  T47RRC  from
NA-086, T46RRC & T46T from NA-204) have been  approved  for  IOTA  and  DXCC
credit. The OQRS for either direct  and  bureau  cards  has  been  activated

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B9DX       EA5GL       HB0A        HB0FL       T88XH       JA0EKI
3G1D        EA5GL       HG52FC      HA5BSW      TI8M        TI2KAC
3G3W        XQ4CW       HI3K        KB2MS       TJ3AY       F5LGE
3V8BB       LX1NO       HK1MW       K4AMW       TJ3SN       IZ1BZV
3W3A        JF1HJZ      HK1T        EA5KB       TM0T        F4DXW
3W7W        W3HNK       HR5/F2JD    F6AJA       TM11G       F5TLN
3XY0ZA      TF3ZA       HS25DX      E20PFE      TM1T        F5TRO
4A1TD       XE1GZU      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      TM25KMB     F5KMB
4L0G        EA7FTR      II0ICH      IM0QMA      TM2B        F8CIL
4L8A        K1BV        II0IDP      IS0IGV      TM2T        F6KDF
5H3EE       DL4ME       II3MNA      IQ3TS       TM50ENSO    F5LGQ
5N7M        OM3CGN      IO5O        IK5RLP      TM55M       F0ESV
5R8UI       IZ8CCW      J28AA    E77E or K2PF   TM5E        F8KGS
5W0W        NR6M        J28NC       F5RQQ       TM5OTT      F4SGU
5X1XA       G3SWH       J28UC       F5RQQ       TO1A        F5HRY
6W2SC       HA3AUI      J34G        G3PJT       TO1PF       FR1GZ
6Y6T        WA4WTG      J38A        K4LTA       TX5K        N2OO
7P8PB       EI7CC       J47X        SV7BVM      TZ6BB       W3HNK
7T50ARA     7X2ARA      J5UAP       HA3AUI      UK8OWW      4Z5OG
8P1V        W1VE        J88DR       G3TBK       V26M        W3HNK
8P2K        KU9C        JT5DX       JT1CO       V31AC       KB8TXZ
8P5A        NN1N        JW3ZPA      LA3ZPA      V31BM       K1LI
8P9RM       W1VE        KL7J        N3SL        V31JQ       HR2J
9A5PC       NF4A        KP2MM       N2TTA       V31LJ       K8ESQ
9A8M        9A3JB       L50EY       EA5KB       V31VJ       KB8TXZ
9M6/N6MUF   DJ0YI       LA190B      LA1B        V31Y        K1LI
9X0NH       G3RWF       LN8W        LA9VDA      V85AVE      W3HNK
A52SV       JA2PSV      LP1H        EA5KB       VB3E        VE3AT
A61LL       EA5ZD       LQ7E        EA5KB       VI100ACT    VK1ACA
AH0J        JA1NVF      LX9EG       LX1NO       VI4POLIO    VK4ZD
BM0LF       BM2JCC      LY63S       LY3BY       VO2AAA      VE3AAQ
BV2013LF    BM2JCC      LZ135LO     LZ1KZA      VP2MRS      KB8RJ
C4N         W3HNK       NH7A        F5VHJ       VP2V/KE2VB  NR6M
C5YK        ON6EG       OC4FA       OA4O        VP5H        W0GJ
C6AZZ       KQ8Z        OC4FB       OA4O        VP9I        WW3S
CM8VRD      EA7FTR      OD5PY       KU9C        VX3Z        VE3JO
CN8QN       EA7FTR      OH0X        OH2TA       W4/VA3RA    VE3IKV
CN8YZ       6K5YPD      OH8X        OH2UA       WP3A        NP3O
CO6HLP      EA7FTR      OK7K        OK1BN       XR2BH       CE2UNE
CO8RRM      EA5KB       OQ5M        ON5ZO       XT2AEF      JH3AEF
CR2T        CU2AF       OS8A        ON8VK       XT2CJA      JA1CJA
CS2C        OK1RF       OU1RAEM     DF5LW       XT2FIA      JP3FIA
CV5D        CX2ABC      P29CS       M0URX       XT2IVU      JA3IVU
CV5K        CX2ABC      P29FR       I2RFJ       XU7AFU      ON4AFU
CW3R        CX1AA       P40P        W5AJ        XV4Y        OK1DOT
CX7CO       EA5GL       P49V        AI6V        XW0ZJZ      E21EIC
CX7TT       K5WW        P49Y        AE6Y        YB6N        YB4IR
DR20CFT     DG2MEL      PA90CII     PA2LO       YC9DEB      HA3JB
E7DX        E77E        PJ2T        W3HNK       YE6YE       EA7FTR
ED1R        EC1KR       PJ4/K2NG    WA2NHA      YI1RZ       IK2DUW
EF8U        EA8URL      PJ4G        WA2NHA      YL44WFF     YL2SW
EG7DA       EA7RCS      PJ7AA       AA9A        YN3GEA      OE3GEA
EG7DCA      EA7URS      PJ7MF       IZ1MHY      YN5Z        K7ZO
EL2DT       EL2FM       PQ7M        PS7HD       YR1C        YO4NA
EO0UD       UR7UT       PY0FF       W9VA        Z320F       Z33F
EO20URD     UR7UT       PY0FM       PY5XX       Z320M       Z31MM
ES95I       ES4RD       R400DR      RN3DG       Z81B        IZ0EGA
EV50WB      EU1AZ       RI1ANC      RN1ON       Z81D        OM3JW
EV50WB      EU1DX       RI1ANP      RN1ON       Z81Z        K4ZW
EX8VD       RW6HS       RN2FQ       RW6HS       ZF2EL       HB9ELV
EY8JA       JE1CAQ      S21XV       UT6UD       ZF2LC       W2SM
FG4KH       F1DUZ       SJ2W        SM2LIY      ZF2XF       G3TXF
FM5FJ       KU9C        SU3MB       IK2DUW      ZV1M        PY1MT
G100C       M0OXO       SW9FF       SV0XBN      ZW5WIM      PU5IKE
G100RSGB    M0VFC       T6RH        NI5DX       ZW6AJU      PP6AJM
GM100C      M0OXO       T88XC       JA0FKK      ZZ6B        PT2OP

EA5GL    Pedro Miguel Ronda Monsell, C/ Maximiliano Thous 16-24, 46009
         Valencia, Spain
EL2FM    Joe Brown, 2 Orbel Street, London, SW11 3NZ, United Kingdom
N2OO     Bob Schenck, P.O. Box 345, Tuckerton NJ 08087-0345, USA
PU5IKE   Jose Henrique Schossland, Rua Rui Barbosa 2247 Apto 01, Joinville
         - SC, 89220-100, Brazil
UT6UD    Vadym Ivliev, 35 Baumana, Kyiv, 03190, Ukraine
YB4IR    Imam Raharjo, Jl. Putri Kembang Dadar II No.14C Rt.52, Palembang
         30139, Indonesia


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